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Ukraine President Poroshenko Declares a Turning Point

BBC – Ukraine’s president has hailed the recapture of the rebel stronghold of Sloviansk as the start of a turning point in the three-month conflict.

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Ukraine Begins Military Offensive as Ceasefire Ends

CNN – Ukrainian forces began military operations in the east of the country Tuesday, marking a definite end to a unilateral cease-fire that had been in place for 10 days.

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Ukraine President Ends Ceasefire

BBC – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ended a unilateral ceasefire with separatists in the east, saying: “We will attack, we will free our land.”

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Petro Poroshenko Extends Ceasefire

BBC – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has extended a week-long ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists in the east for another three days.

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Putin Supports Ukraine Peace Plan

BBC – Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he supports a peace plan tabled by Ukraine – as long as it includes “practical action” to start talks.

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Ukraine Declares Ceasefire

BBC – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has declared a week-long unilateral ceasefire in fighting with pro-Russian militants in the east of the country.

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Petro Poroshenko Vows to Defend Ukraine’s Territory

CNN – In suspense, a nation listened to the Ukrainian President’s Petro Poroshenko, inaugural speech Saturday, hoping for answers to the question: Will there be peace?

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Ukraine: Petro Poroshenko Vows to Crush Rebels

BBC – Ukraine – President-elect Petro Poroshenko has vowed to punish “bandits” after pro-Russian rebels shot down an army helicopter, killing 12.

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Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko Pledges ‘End to War’

BBC – Petro Poroshenko, who looks set to win Ukraine’s presidential election, says he wants to “end war and bring peace”. Official results are expected on Monday but exit polls suggest the billionaire confectionary magnate has won the election with about 56% of the vote.

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